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The only problem with DDR2-1000 is that if you're not getting up in that crazy high FSB range, you're often better off with a lower speed product with tighter timings. That's why I started off with asking about the anticipated/hoped for OC. Say the CPU OCs well, maybe up to 3.5 GHz, that equates to 438 MHz or DDR875 speeds at the stock multiplier. Any good DDR2-800 would handle that just fine. If you drop the multi, however, and have a board that can really fly, going with DDR2-1000 would be a great option.
So what board would you recommend?
    
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So what board would you recommend?
I'm not up on the 680i boards at the moment, so you'd do better listening to others on those. Barring the cutting edge boards, I'd probably go with a P5B Deluxe and really crank up the frequency on that CPU maybe with a 7x multi.
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get the supertalent or the team xtreme ram. both are insane overclockers.

Also, for the board, personally I'd get an asus p5b deluxe. But that's just me....look at reviews and stuff for the 680i chipset boards, and see which one gets the highest FSB (hopefully over 500)
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